South Asia Centre for Labour Mobility and Migrants (SALAM)

Collaborating/Funding Agency: ILO, IOM, and UN Women

Duration: November 2021 to Ongoing 

South Asia Centre for Labour Mobility and Migrants (SALAM) is a knowledge hub for labour migration supported by the ILO, IOM, and UN Women, with the following participating institutions:

  • Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU), Bangladesh,
  • International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), India,
  • Centre for the Study of Labour and Mobility (CESLAM), Nepal,
  • Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Pakistan, and
  • Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS), Sri Lanka.

The primary objectives of the knowledge hub are to address knowledge gaps on labour migration in the five South Asian countries—Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka—by conducting research and publishing on issues related mainly to labour migration.

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